Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet TAGS v5 Jisc CETIS MASHe For a couple of years now to support my research in Twitter community analysis/visualisation I’ve been developing my Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet (TAGS). To allow other to explore the possibilities of data generated by Twitter I’ve released copies of this template to the community. In September 2012 Twitter announced the release of a new version of their API (the spreadsheet uses this to request data from Twitter). Around the same time Twitter also announced that the old version of their API would be switched off in March 2013. This has required some modification of TAGS to work with the new API.
30 Creative QR code business cards There is a lot of buzz around QR codes at the moment, so we thought we would take a look at some of the most creative and stunning QR code business cards on the web. We love QR codes as they connect offline and online while challenging traditional design at the same time. First of all, in case you have been living under a rock, let’s answer the obvious question. What the hell is a QR code?! A quick response (QR) code is a two dimensional code that can be scanned and read by smartphone cameras to transfer information. The information can then be encoded to text, add a vCard contact, open a URL or much more.
The guide to social media images If you designing content for social media posts, you understand the image-size dilemma. Let’s say you want to post similar imagery and messaging across Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google Plus. This is a designer’s nightmare. Social Cloud Blog Menu Oracle Social Spotlight Subscribe to email updates Infographics Infographics
4 Great (free) Tools to Measure Social Sentiment and 4 Important Stats Now is the time to be taking the measuring of Social Sentiment seriously. The old metrics of volume and instant digital results are no longer good enough. They only tell a part of the story, the tip of the iceberg. Influence, awareness and measurement of conversation are becoming more and more important with the rise of the social web. STAT 1. 53% of people on Twitter recommend companies and/or products in their Tweets, with 48% of them delivering on their intention to buy the product. MARKETWIRE 10/09/12 Topsy Introduces Topsy Pro Analytics for the Public Sector Government Agencies Get Instant Access to Analytics From Hundreds of Billions of Public Tweets SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - Topsy, the realtime social analytics provider, today announced immediate availability of the world's most powerful realtime social analytics solution for government agencies, Topsy Pro Analytics Public Sector. For the first time, government agencies can instantly access realtime and multi-year analysis of hundreds of billions of public Tweets, posts and pages gathered from millions of socially-active web-sites worldwide via an easy-to-use browser-based user interface. Topsy Pro Analytics Public Sector enables federal, state and local agencies to tap into the public social web to identify, quantify and understand what people are saying, track long term trends, and surface and analyze realtime events. Facilitate disaster response.
The Hidden Guide to Using Twitter Effectively When it comes to social media, there is not that much hidden about how it all works. The issue is that sometimes the information is hard to find in one place. So in this post, we are going to unearth some commonly unanswered questions in standard Twitter how to posts when it comes to getting the most out of your Twitter experience. What is the New Twitter Activity Stream? You may not have noticed it yet because you spend a lot of time in a Twitter management tool instead of on Twitter itself. The Gain Blog — Infographic: The Unofficial Guide to Facebook’s... When we set out to create Gain we knew it was going to be a challenge. Building a product that would finally bring sanity and focus to the process of creating, collaborating, and managing social media content would not be easy, especially when you are trying to help fix the current workflows that have been adopted by many marketers as they try to adapt to the current crop of tools in the market today. After months of hard work we are happy to announce the new features of Gain. This is a big update as it brings the most requested features, especially for those of you on larger teams and teams with more complex approval processes. I want to thank all of our customers that helped us with their feedback and their ideas that made this update possible.
How to Create Custom Tabs for Your Facebook Business Page Let's say you've already created a fantastic Facebook cover photo, you're posting engaging social media content on the regular, and your Facebook Page is totally optimized for the Timeline design. You savvy social media marketer, you ;-) But are you ready to take your Facebook Page to the next level? If so, we think you might be game for a new Facebook marketing challenge: creating custom Facebook tabs. Tabs give you a way to showcase custom content alongside the default tabs (e.g.
How to build & manage a monitoring dashboard Download this one-page flyer to get set up in Google Reader or Netvibes. Settle on a favorite tool and then let info & updates come to you! Target audience: Small to mid-size nonprofits, cause organizations, agencies, brands, NGOs, Web publishers, individuals. This is part of our series on social media monitoring: • Guide to monitoring social media conversations • 20 free, awesome social media monitoring tools • 10 paid social media monitoring services for nonprofits Last year a study of the 200 largest U.S. nonprofits and found that they’re using social media at a faster clip than the business community or academia for the third year in a row. Some 8 percent more charities are monitoring social media over the previous year’s figures.
GIGAOM 21/08/12 Topsy releases pro service to give brands access to analytics Twitter might have recently redesigned its search feature to produce better results, but there’s still a huge market, especially among businesses, for a good Twitter analytics product. Whether a company is searching to see how a hashtag has been used before, or searching to see which parts of the country are most enthusiastic about a particular product, the ability to search tweets is obviously valuable. Enter Topsy, the company that previously wanted to change how consumers search the social web. It plans to announce a Topsy Analytics Pro service on Tuesday, which will allow companies and brands to access a huge amount of data from Twitter.
15 Free Tools for Web-based Collaboration By Jacob Gube No man (or woman) is an island – and this statement can’t be any truer if you’re a designer or developer. Though paid/subscription services like Basecamp and Zimbra are great, individuals strapped for cash have a ton of alternatives that provide similar (if not better) features.
The Only Hashtag Guide You’ll Ever Need [Tweet “"Social media is an ingredient, not an entree." – Jay Baer”] Hashtags are a fantastic way to promote your brand, meet new customers, and engage in conversation around your niche. They entered mainstream conversation on Twitter (though they’ve been around for years), and recently Facebook picked them up. Now that Facebook has hashtags too, it won’t be long before everyone’s using them. In this guide, we’ll show you what it takes to join the hashtag party. (Don’t panic, it’s really simple.